Description

 

We will provide you with a strong grounding in microbial genetics and molecular biology, through the exploration of microbial structure, physiology, and behaviour at the molecular level. The course includes optional modules for you to select depending upon your aspirations and interests.

This Molecular Microbiology Masters course is particularly relevant if you:

  • are a recently qualified undergraduate and are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a bioscience company
  • are working in an organisation and want a Masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge
  • require the skills and experience needed to study for a research degree
  • are an international student who would like to study abroad
  • would like the chance for extended research work in the lab of an experienced research academic
  • want to use cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

Study Details:

MRes 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Core modules:

  • Research Methods and Bioethics (20 cp)
  • Research Project (120 cp) 
  • Molecular Microbiology (20 cp) 

Optional modules:

Choose from one of the following modules:

  • Microbial Diagnostics (20 cp)
  • Medical Microbiology (20 cp)*

* Mixture of eLearning and guided tutorials / workshops

Programme Funding

You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Student Destinations

The vast majority of students from this Molecular Microbiology postgraduate degree progress onto relevant employment within their chosen field or study for a PhD. This is because they are able to develop extensive knowledge of their subject area as well as vital research skills. This knowledge is further enhanced by the research project which students can develop in their area of interest.

Fees

UK/EU: Full-time £8,000 Part-time £4,000 (for Year One*) International: Full-time £14,500

Entry Requirements

What are we looking for?

  • A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) or higher qualification in a biological subject, plus laboratory experience gained through employment or an undergraduate research project.
  • Appropriate experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.

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